Woman stabbed during fight in downtown Kelowna

KELOWNA – A Kelowna woman living on the streets was stabbed during a fight in downtown Kelowna Sunday night.

The 38-year-old victim came into the Gospel Mission just before midnight saying she had been stabbed in the stomach, according to a release from Kelowna RCMP. Witnesses told investigators two women were involved in a fight shortly before and that the suspect fled the scene on a bicycle.

Const. Jesse O’Donaghey says the victim is not cooperating with police but was taken to hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries.

Police are seeking witnesses and will continue to investigate. Investigators will conduct an examination of video surveillance cameras in the area.

Anyone who may have witnessed this altercation and has not yet spoken to police is asked to contact the Kelowna RCMP at 250-762-3300. Remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leaving a tip online at www.crimestoppers.net or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637) ktown.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Adam Proskiw at aproskiw@infonews.ca or call 250-718-0428. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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